Category Archives: REACH News

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TFA Service Scholars Volunteer at Target House

by: ERIKA SEPULVEDA When it comes to events where I have to be social, I always feel like an uncomfortable fish out of water. I arrived thinking I was going to have a hard time interacting and communicating with the kids at Target House. I was really nervous, but nonetheless I wanted to be there. […]

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10 Ways To Thank Your REACH Memphis Coach

January is National Mentoring Month! Use these simple ideas to show your appreciation for your REACH Memphis coach. Get creative and let your coach know that he/she is the best!

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Student Spotlight: Deunta J.

REACH Memphis participant and Jay Uiberall Scholar, Deunta J., takes the spotlight on Connecting Memphis. Our students continue to REACH up, REACH out and discover bright futures! ‪ Learn more about Deunta by clicking here.

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Student Spotlight: Kylee Richard

REACH Memphis student, Kylee Richard, created an informational news story about bees while attending the High School Journalism Institute (HSJI) at Indiana University. HSJI offers a series of five-day workshops for high school students wishing to explore journalism as an academic or career interest.

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2015 Summer Experiences

Ready, set, go! Our REACH Memphis students have the opportunity to explore new places and build lasting connections with individuals throughout the world. Take a look at these summer program snapshots! [gmedia id=11]  

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REACH Memphis Student Spotlight : Shon Harris

REACH Memphis alumnus Shon Harris graduated from Wake Forest University this May with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics and International Affairs. Prior to college, he attended Raleigh Egypt High School, participated in the Wake Forest LENS summer experience and worked with the Memphis Zoo and Memphis Urban Debate League. Shon recently accepted a position […]

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Student Spotlight: Joseph Asemah

Joseph Asemah, a REACH Memphis senior from White Station High school, has been accepted to West Point. West Point is a four year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, NY. The Academy prides itself on providing cadets an exceptional educational experience that encompasses academics, military training and physical preparedness while instilling an unwritten […]

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Mentor Musings

Mentors, or COACHES as REACH Memphis calls them, aid individuals in making the most of their journeys to bright futures. Our coaches have already started the important journey to success, so they are well equipped to help students navigate through high school, college and beyond. Why does REACH Memphis feel so strongly about pairing coaches […]

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In The News: REACH Memphis Alumnus Shares His Love for Memphis

High Ground News featured a bright, successful REACH Memphis alumnus in an article titled Young Blood: The challenge of turning Millennials into Memphis. Alumnus, Sanket Karuri, shares how REACH Memphis made an impact on his life and why he chooses to keep Memphis close to his heart. High Ground News Article Excerpt: LOVING MEMPHIS FROM AFAR […]

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REACH Memphis Students Give Back

Students from REACH Memphis volunteered at the First Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen March 15. From left to right (Arzell Rodgers, Teirhnee Taylor, Steven Mitchell, Kaneisha Reid, Mariatu Okonofua)

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